4th Annual

2021 Theme

Changemakers: Amplifying Our Voices & Reshaping Our Communities

Saturday, June 12, 2021 | 10 a.m. – 3.10 p.m.
Howard W. Blake High School | 1701 N Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607

SafeSummit’21 is a one-day conference led by teens and young adults that brings them together with residents, employers, law enforcement officers, and community partners to discuss solutions to reduce violence. With an emphasis on educating and empowering our community, the day is filled with a series of interactive workshops focused on violence prevention strategies, mental health, social activism, employment, financial literacy, and more. The conference also includes Braindates, a Teen Town Hall – Real Talk, Real Issues & Real Solutions, and a Scholarship presentation.

Keynote

ELEC SIMON
Percussionist | Motivational Speaker | Emcee
Cleveland Cavaliers Drummer | “STOMP” NY/U.S. Tour

TEEN TOWN HALL

Teen & Young Adult conferees will organize and facilitate a town hall to address important  issues impacting their lives in school, at home, and in their communities.

WORKSHOPS

Conferees will participate in interactive workshops focused on violence prevention strategies, mental health, social activism, employment, financial literacy, and more.

SAFE & SOUND BRAINDATES

Conferees will connect in small groups to share knowledge and come up with solutions for issues that are of importance to the safety and well-being of the community.

POSTER CONTEST

Express yourself! Create a poster that has an anti-violence message and includes the conference theme – Changemakers: Amplifying Our Voices & Reshaping Our Communities. Top Poster: $100; Top 2 Runner Up Posters: $25

SCHOLARSHIPS

Annually, Safe & Sound Hillsborough awards eight scholarships to deserving high school seniors that are graduating residents of Hillsborough county. 2021 scholarships are now being accepted. LEARN MORE

  2020 Scholarship Recipients

Kayla Brice
Carley Cotnoir
Delanie Council
Jordan Glover
Stephanie Harold
John Johnson
Evelyn Martinez
Isabella McNeff

 

GET INVOLVED!

Volunteers throughout the community serve on various committees and help out on the day of the conference to make it a success. Join us by becoming a SafeSummit’21 Volunteer today! Please note that ALL volunteers must also register for the conference.

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BECOME A SPONSOR

We need your help to prevent violence in Hillsborough County!

Safe & Sound Hillsborough seeks your assistance in doing just that, working together to build strong families, safe schools and healthy neighborhoods. We believe it is critical to address all forms of violence as a public health issue. And the fact is that our community has a violence problem. The problem includes domestic violence, bullying, abuse affecting our most vulnerable children and seniors, and firearms in the hands of criminals who wish to do harm.

Contact Us About SafeSummit'21

MEDIA

Press passes are provided to contributing writers or freelancers who have the required credentials and will be writing about the SafeSummit’21 Violence Prevention Conference. All press personnel must be pre-qualified and pre-registered to attend. The credentials of members of the media arriving at a SafeSummit’21 event without pre-registering will be denied entry to the event. LEARN MORE